8 Helpful PowerPoint Templates for Teachers

9 June, 2020
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Inspired by this list of PowerPoint templates for efficient meetings, we went ahead and curated for you this collection of what we think are some helpful PowerPoint templates you use for a wide variety of educational purposes. These are templates we curated specifically from the education section in Microsoft Templates…

Grab These Educational Apps - They Are Free Today

8 June, 2020
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In this week's apps gone free series, we are featuring 5 good educational apps that are free today and only for a limited period of time. Among these apps is the popular PDF converter app  that you can use to convert any document format (e.g., Word, Excel, web pages, photos…

5 Handy Online Whiteboard Tools for Use in Video Lessons Read more

19 May, 2020
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If you, like a lot of us what with one thing and another, are currently teaching online via tools like Zoom, Google Meet or Microsoft Teams, then you might often find a need for an online whiteboard tool. There are whiteboard tools built-in, but they are sometimes lacking in features.…

8 Educational YouTube Channels to Help Students Learn Math at Home

13 May, 2020
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In today's post we are sharing with you some Math Youtube channels as featured in Learn at Home with Youtube. Most of these channels have already been featured in previous collections of ours. The resources below are particularly helpful during this time when students are house-bound and are more likely to…

A Good Google Docs Add-on for Typing and Handwriting Math Equations

8 May, 2020
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The popular Google Docs add-on, MathType, is now being offered for free for educational institutions. This offer, mandated by the current health crisis, is valid till the first of August 2020. 'If you are a teacher, an instructor, a school principal or an educational platform administrator, please apply here'.

Twinkl home learning packs available to download for free for all year groups

6 May, 2020
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Hundreds of thousands of home learning packs by one of the country's biggest education providers are being made available to parents for free as the coronavirus sweeps through Kent's education system.

As more schools close as both staff and pupils are forced to self-isolate, Twinkl, one of the biggest creators of…

Launching the crash course on online tutoring for teachers

20 April, 2020
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As education in schools and universities is facing unprecedented challenges, UNESCO IITE in cooperation with its global partners are coming together to build up the longer-term resilience of education systems. Among the range of immediate joint activities to step up the emergency response, helping teachers acquire the knowledge and essential…

A month into e-learning, Forsyth teachers get creative while coping with difficulty of life outside of classroom

15 April, 2020
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From the time Gov. Roy Cooper ordered public schools across the state to suspend in-person teaching until the beginning of online learning in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, teachers had three days to come up with new ways to educate and engage students under stressful circumstances.

Four weeks later, they’ve displayed a…

In Germany Schools Are Not Really Closed - With eTwinning They Have Just Changed Location

13 April, 2020
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A teacher’s role is to educate the students that are placed in their care. But what happens when this process is not feasible anymore?

During these unprecedented times, of closed schools and social distancing, teachers have many roles. Today teachers can set the tone of the entire household. They are…

eTwinning in Codogno, the small isolated town in the north of Italy where teachers keep spirits up

30 March, 2020
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Luisa Lenta, a primary teacher with 25 years of experience, talks about how eTwinning is keeping her pupils and their families busy and motivated in the town of Codogno.

Before mid-February 2020 no one could indicate on a map of Italy where Codogno is. No one had ever heard the…